Kirkby Fleetham 

with Fencotes

Parish Council

The Parish includes the villages of Kirkby Fleetham, Great Fencote and Little Fencote.



On this site you will find information about the villages, council information, what's on , groups, societies and businesses.

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Any data passed to the Parish Council via other means is kept according to the General Data Protection Regulation.

InfoNet KFF is fully supported by the Parish Council and is a new community information service, whereby subscribers will link in to an email messaging service to

promptly receive information about: specific issues, events or items of general interest; police generated notices relevant to the community; and also be able as an individual or member of a community group to ask for information to be circulated on your behalf. Emails will be on an as and when basis of relevant information.

InfoNet KFF will NOT  be used for commercial purposes, your contact details will be data protected and never shared in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation. You may unsubscribe at any time.

Register by completing the box above. For safeguarding purposes, you will receive an email requesting you to click an email link in reply.

Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

Our communities rely more than ever on a close relationship between the public and the police. Neighbourhood Watch works hard to share messages to help keep us safe.

Gary Jones, our NHW Co-Ordinator has registered the Parish with the National scheme. To register to receive information about a variety of community alert  messages, click the link below and enter your postcode


Once registered, you will automatically receive community alert messages from Neighbourhood Watch. You can also revise and add to the range of messages receive, to include:

  • Fire &Rescue Services

  • Neighbourhood Watch

  • Office of the Police Crime Commissioner

  • SGN (Gas Emergency Service)

  • The Police

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Kirkby Fleetham with Fencotes Parish Council Vacancy for Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer

Kirkby Fleetham with Fencotes Parish Council is an active Council that seeks a highly motivated, enthusiastic person to take on the post of Clerk to the Council and Responsible Financial Officer.

The post is part time, approximately 20 hours per month. Working mainly from home, the hours are flexible except for attendance at meetings.

Salary in accordance with National Joint Council recommendations; pay scale LC1, points 7 to 17, dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Must be literate, able to use the Microsoft Office suite. Must be able to store Council office equipment and files at your home address and be available to attend Council meetings which are held on the 3rd Thursday evening of every month except August and December in Kirkby Fleetham Village Hall.

Duties will include: acting as an advisor to the Council which involves learning the relevant parish legislation, preparation of the agenda, minute taking, compilation of correspondence and filing, in addition to being the Responsible Financial Officer to the Council. In addition, the Clerk is responsible for the management and administration of Kirkby Fleetham with Fencotes Burial Ground.

Prior relevant experience is an advantage but training in all aspects of local government administration will be provided which could possibly lead to the Certificate in Local Council Administration.

The application form, job description and personal specification are available from: The Clerk, Mrs Christine Mitton, Kirkby Fleetham with Fencotes Parish Council. Email:Mittonfen14@gmail.com

Closing date for applications : July 20, 2020


25702- Low Street                                           

The Closure will be in place for a period of 42 days between 10th July 2020 and 20th August 2020 to allow for cabling works on behalf of Northern Powergrid.

The Road Closure and any associated Diversion Routes can be viewed using this URL link https://one.network/?tm=117447691 

Lung Worm warning from Bev Linsley

North Yorkshire Buy Local

As part of our efforts to support local businesses and communities during the Covid 19 outbreak, North Yorkshire County Council has set up a website called Buy Local www.northyorks.gov.uk/buy-local


It’s a platform to provide free advertising for businesses to connect them with customers, and vice versa.  Our aim is to make it a useful resource for now and beyond the Covid 19 outbreak. There are over 500 businesses registered so far, from butchers and bakers, to electricians and solicitors!


Please can you can help us spread the word about Buy Local in your community?

We’d really appreciate it if you could:

·  Print and display the attached poster prominently somewhere appropriate

·  Share the poster on social media, and share our Buy Local posts – follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Linkedin @northyorkscc

·  Spread the word in any other ways you can - via parish communications, community newsletters, your website or any other methods available to you.


We appreciate your help with publicising Buy Local, to support your local economy and help residents find services online now and in the future.



NYCC Bulletin.   Current information across North Yorkshire - 08 July

Guidance for the safe use of community facilities

North Yorkshire Local Resilience Forum - Bulletin


The Parish Council is continually co-ordinating a community response to Covid-19. There is information throughout the pages of the website about the support available through the Parish Council, village hall, local business and volunteers for our elderly and vulnerable people as well as anyone affected by the virus. Please use the Contact Us form to request support, volunteer or make suggestions.

There is further helpful information in relevant sections throughout the website, in particular:

Covid-19    Contact Us


The PC has long had a Community Emergency Plan which has been recently updated to cope with these difficult times. It is also held by the County Council and Emergency Services. Our mutual planning and activity will help our community to stay safe and look after each other in these challenging times.

It is intended that volunteers will assist vulnerable residents to take care and stay safe. If you are able to volunteer, or if you need support, please use the Contact Us form on the website.


North Yorkshire Police have become aware of individuals exploiting the good community networks being created following the current coronavirus situation.

They have had reports of suspicious persons cold calling the elderly and vulnerable and offering to get shopping for them asking them to hand over cash.

Should anyone get such a call

please do not engage and politely close the door.

Laura Wright is our co-ordinator for local volunteers who are able to assist those needing support.

She will be implementing safe guarding measures.

Information will be distributed via the monthly newsletter (but this will not be delivered by volunteers but left for collection at The Willows) and more regularly by InfoNet KFF - it is important to sign up if you have not already done so - use the 'Subscribe to InfoNet KFF' box to the left of your screen. If you have a neighbour who is not able to access InfoNet KFF, please help to keep them informed in a safe manner. Regular updates will also be posted here.

Notice of Submission of the Hambleton Local Plan is able to be viewed by clicking the link to view consult.hambleton

St Andrew's Church, Great Fencote

has recently been formally closed for public worship. It is a charming stone building, built in the late 1840's. It is not Listed and not located within a Conservation Area. St Andrew's Church stands at the north west corner of the village at the junction between Fleetham Lane and Todd Lane. There is mains electricity and water to the property, though no WC, therefore, it is assumed, no connection to mains sewage. Heating is provided by electric heaters and there is no gas connection to the property. Parking is available on the public highway but there is currently no off street or allocated parking spaces available for the church. The Diocese of Leeds and the Church Commissions are seeking expressions of interest for suitable alternative uses. They would be particularly interested to receive proposal for alternative, viable community uses which are backed up with a sound business plan.  There is no guide price and all genuine expressions of interest are welcome. The full particulars can requested from the agents  GSC Grays - Barnard Castle  12 The Bank, Barnard Castle, DL12 8PQ  01833 314983

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